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Elation Proteus™ Performs on Riptide Music Festival

Full service entertainment production provider Technical Entertainment Services (TES) of south Florida recently turned to Elation Professional’s IP65-rated Proteus Hybrid™ moving head fixture for unconstrained beam and mid-air looks on the 2017 Riptide Music Festival. Despite rain showers and an exposed downstage of Proteus fixtures, lighting designer and TES President Rob Morgan could relax as the weatherproof fixtures performed without flaw. “It rained one day and as the downstage was exposed they definitely got some weather on them but continued to perform nicely,” he said. “ I was impressed with the performance and output of the light. They got a good soaking but didn’t miss a beat.” Proteus wasn’t the only Elation light in the rig however. Providing variable white light from 16’ towers stage left and right were Elation DTW Blinder 700 IP™ multi-environmental fixtures that can to withstand the rain, wind, sun and sand of a beach environment.  Full service entertainment production provider Technical Entertainment Services (TES) of south Florida recently turned to Elation Professional’s IP65-rated Proteus Hybrid™ moving head fixture for unconstrained beam and mid-air looks on the 2017 edition of the Riptide Music Festival. Sure, attendees come to Riptide for the great music and relaxed beachside atmosphere, but they expect a visually stunning show as well, rain or shine, and that’s just what TES delivered Despite some rain showers and an exposed downstage of Proteus fixtures, lighting designer and TES President Rob Morgan could relax as the weatherproof fixtures performed without flaw. “It rained one day and as the downstage was exposed they definitely got some weather on them but continued to perform nicely,” he said. “ I was impressed with the performance and output of the light. They got a good soaking but didn’t miss a beat.” Held December 2nd and 3rd in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Riptide Music Festival took over Fort Lauderdale Beach for the second year running. TES again handled lighting, rigging and LED video for the winter beach party, which organizers had significantly expanded. The eclectic lineup recipe and multi-generational appeal – this year featured Cage The Elephant, Weezer, KC and The Sunshine Band, Boyz II Men, Portugal. The Man, Saint Motel and Loverboy – is proving popular as more than 20 bands within alternative, pop, rock and adult contemporary performed.

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